Asian J Surg 2021 Jun 19. Epub 2021 Jun 19.
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The Sixth Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510655, China; Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Colorectal and Pelvic Floor Diseases, Guangdong Institute of Gastroenterology, The Sixth Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510655, China. Electronic address:
Background: Postoperative complications and recurrence are major diffficulties in the flap techniques for the treatment of pilonidal sinus (PS), however, the risk factors remain unclear. While magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) offers the highest soft tissue resolution, few studies have applied MRI to investigate the basic parameters of PS.
Methods: A total of 100 patients receiving Limberg flap (LF) or Karydakis flap (KF) surgery at the Sixth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University were retrospectively analyzed, and the median follow-up period was 42 (range, 20-90) months. Read More